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Philosophical mercury


Philosophical mercury, in alchemy, is the preparation of the combination of sulphur and argent vive and distinguished from ordinary mercury. It is commonly known as Mercurius. A.G.H


Source:

Drury, Nevil. The Watkins Dictionary of Magic. London. Watkins Publishing. 2005. p. 231

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